N is for Noose by Sue Grafton

353 pages first pub 1998 (editions)

fiction crime mystery mysterious fast-paced


Kinsey Millhone should have done something else--she should have turned the car in the direction of home. Instead, she was about to put herself in the gravest jeopardy of her career.Tom Newquist had been a detective in the Nota Lake sheriff's offi...

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Community Reviews Summary of 1,017 reviews


mysterious 100%
dark 40%
adventurous 36%
tense 36%
challenging 9%
funny 9%
relaxing 9%
informative 4%
lighthearted 4%
sad 4%


medium 43%
fast 34%
slow 21%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 58% | Plot: 41%

Strong character development?

No: 60% | Yes: 40%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 40% | It's complicated: 30% | No: 30%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 66% | Yes: 22% | It's complicated: 11%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 55% | It's complicated: 33% | Yes: 11%

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